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Daily Mail – Great Britain

Paramedic during Manchester attack had to steel himself

Nothing in his training could have prepared father-of-three Paddy Ennis for the carnage he would witness as he reached the blast zone at the Manchester Arena.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 10:40 am

Camilla opens up on pressure of public life

In the most revealing and personal article, with access to her family and close friends, Camilla discloses the difficulties she faced on becoming Prince Charles’s second wife.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 10:24 am

FBI ‘warned MI5 Manchester bomber was planning an attack’

A security source has told the Mail on Sunday the FBI told MI5 about Salman Abedi, the Manchester bomber, in January, saying he was planning an attack in Britain.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 10:22 am

CCTV shows Salman Abedi moments before the Manchester bomb

Police have released CCTV images of Salman Abedi, the Manchester bomber, the night he detonated an explosive device after an Ariana Grande concert killing 22 people and injuring 119.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 10:01 am

Thousands face shock as energy bills leap by £430

More than a dozen key fixed price deals from seven leading suppliers are set to end. Customers who fail to switch to other deals in time face being moved on to expensive standard variable tariffs.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 9:50 am

Newark Airport given the all clear after ‘pressure cooker’

Authorities evacuated Terminal A of Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey after police found a pressure cooker in a garbage can, authorities said.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 9:28 am

Ex-Met chief calls for internment camps 3,000 extremists

Tarique Ghaffur, an Assistant Commissioner at Scotland Yard when the 7/7 bombings took place, proposes that special centres be set up to detain as many as 3,000 extremists (file photo).

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 8:42 am

Indian Express – India

Islamists rally in Egypt ahead of referendum vote, 3 killed

Islamist supporters of Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood organization added a call to boycott of the referendum.

Posted on 11 January 2014 @ 10:54 am

Over 100 houses burned down in China”s ancient Tibetan town

No casualties were reported and the cause of the fire is being investigated, the report said.

Posted on 11 January 2014 @ 10:26 am

‘India dangerous weak link in n-security”

Estimated 1,400 tons uranium and almost 500 tons of plutonium stored in around the world.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 8:09 pm

Parvez Musharraf’s health report shows no illness: Prosecutor

Musharraf was rushed to hospital after he developed heart problems while being driven to special court.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 10:44 am

Huffington Post announces creation of new online publication, THEWORLDPOST

THEWORLDPOST editorial board includes noted Indian journalist Dileep Padgaonkar.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 10:14 am

Earth’s atmosphere suffers from ‘nuclear hangover’

According to Alvarado, the levels were not high enough to pose a risk to human health.

Posted on 8 January 2014 @ 12:28 pm

Polar freeze turns deadly, moves to US East and South after killing 21 people

The Midwest and the East experienced temperatures colder than much of Antarctica.

Posted on 8 January 2014 @ 8:09 am


BBC – Great Britain

Macron: Awkward Trump handshake a ‘moment of truth’

France’s president says his white-knuckle encounter with the US leader was designed to get respect.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 11:47 am

G7 talks: Trump isolated over Paris climate change deal

Germany called the climate change talks “very unsatisfactory”, describing them as “six against one”.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 12:58 am

Holy wonder

Russians have been venerating the rib of one of their most revered saints, St Nicholas the Wonder Worker, which is in Moscow on loan from Italy.

Posted on 27 May 2017 @ 11:24 pm

Burger King ad angers real-life Belgian royal family

The advert asks people to choose between Belgium’s king and the company mascot.

Posted on 27 May 2017 @ 7:58 pm

Zbigniew Brzezinski, Carter’s national security adviser, dies at 89

The former national security adviser has passed away at the age of 89, his daughter announced.

Posted on 27 May 2017 @ 5:23 am

How Balenciaga shaped modern fashion

It marks 100 years of his first fashion house in San Sebastian and 80 years of his Paris fashion house.

Posted on 26 May 2017 @ 11:46 pm

Going off-grid

The couple who have built a self-sufficient and totally recycled house.

Posted on 26 May 2017 @ 9:38 pm

NPR – United States

Thousands In Manchester Take To The Streets In Show Of Defiance

The people of Manchester are turning out in the thousands for a series of public events this weekend, despite last Monday’s suicide bombing in the city.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 12:09 pm

South Korean Youth Struggle To Find Jobs After Years Of Studying For Tests

For many Korean youth, the possibility of a job-for-life with a big conglomerate is the only option. As the economy slows, there aren’t enough jobs for all the college graduates.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 12:09 pm

Understanding And Countering The Lure Of Extremism

The Manchester bombing is only the latest attack claimed by ISIS. NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Maajid Nawaz, the founder of the counter-extremism group Quilliam, about efforts to stop attacks.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 12:09 pm

After Rio Olympics, Gutted Venues, Broken Promises

David Wallechinsky, president of the International Society of Olympic Historians, tells NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro that the Rio Olympics wasted money and were plagued by corruption.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 12:09 pm

Colombia’s FARC Guerrillas Are Set To Miss Disarmament Deadline

Colombia’s FARC guerrillas are disarming, but it’s taking longer than planned. Under a peace deal signed with the government late last year, the rebels are supposed to turn in all arms by May 31.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 12:09 pm

A Recap Of Trump’s First Week Abroad As President

After visiting Saudi Arabia, Israel, the Palestinian Territories, Rome and Brussels, President Trump wrapped up his first international trip since taking office today in Sicily with other G7 leaders.

Posted on 27 May 2017 @ 9:52 pm

5 Takeaways From Trump’s First Foreign Trip As President

President Trump returned to the U.S. late Saturday. Here’s a look at key moments and key issues during his weeklong trip overseas to the Middle East and Europe.

Posted on 27 May 2017 @ 5:19 pm

The Jerusalem Post – Israel

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Voice of America – US Government

Congo Militiamen Free One French, 3 Congolese Mine Workers

Militiamen have a freed French national and three Congolese who were kidnapped in March during an attack on Banro Corp’s Namoya gold mine in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the Interior Ministry said on Sunday.

“The president of the republic welcomes the news of the liberation of our compatriot kidnapped on March 1 in the east of Democratic Republic of Congo,” said a statement from the office of French President Emmanuel Macron.

The militiamen had kidnapped five…

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 11:54 am

Europe Left Uneasy About Trump’s Message

White House press spokesman Sean Spicer declared Saturday night Donald Trump’s first overseas trip as U.S. president had been a success in a tweet posted as the American leader was flying back to Washington “after very productive 9 days.”

Just hours earlier President Trump told American troops stationed in Sicily he had strengthened bonds with allies.

That isn’t how Europe leaders and most of the continent’s media see it.

European reaction — especially in the key…

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 10:34 am

Nearly 100 Afghan Soldiers Killed in a Week

A Taliban infiltrator has gunned down six government forces in southern Afghanistan, raising the number of army and police personnel killed by insurgents in the past week to nearly 100.

Afghan and insurgent officials said Sunday the overnight “insider attack” incident took place at a security outpost in Zabul province where a police guard turned his gun on colleagues.

He shot dead six police, including the commander of the post. Afghan media quoted local officials as…

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 10:29 am

Britain Enlisting Tech Companies in Fight Against Terrorism

Internet companies are beginning to be more helpful in the fight against terrorism, in the wake of the recent attack in Manchester, Britain’s home secretary said.

Amber Rudd said in a British television interview Sunday Britain is making “good progress” in working with technology companies to attain access to the encrypted messages of terror suspects.

She added, however, “The area that I am most concerned about is the internet companies who are continuing to publish the hate…

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 10:00 am

Computers Not Fully Up, But British Airways to Resume Flights

British Airways said Sunday it was still working to restore its computer systems but hoped to resume flights from London airports, a day after a global IT failure crippled its services.
 
The airline said that it hopes to operate a “near normal schedule” at Gatwick and the “majority of services” from Heathrow Sunday. 
 
“Work continues to restore all of our IT systems but we expect some further disruption today,” BA said in a statement.

Thousands…

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 9:40 am

India-Controlled Kashmir Under Strict Curfew to Quell Protests

Government forces enforced a strict curfew in parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir Sunday, a day after the killing of a prominent rebel commander by Indian soldiers sparked massive protests in the disputed region.
 
Armed police and paramilitary soldiers patrolled deserted streets and ordered residents indoors in the region’s main city of Srinagar and other towns to stop the anti-India demonstrations. 
 
Still, thousands of people assembled in the southern Tral area to take…

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 9:23 am

Zika Detected in India for First Time

India has reported three cases of the Zika virus for the first time, including two pregnant women who delivered healthy babies.
 
Health Ministry officials said Sunday that the three patients in western Gujarat state had recovered. 
 
“There is no need to panic,’’ Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, a top health ministry official, told reporters.

Most recent case in January
 
The World Health Organization said in a statement released Friday that the three cases that India…

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 8:48 am


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